R. Doyle Stulting, MD, PhD
Doyle Stulting, M.D., Ph.D. is Director of the Stulting Research Center, Woolfson Eye Institute, Atlanta, GA, Professor of Ophthalmology Emeritus, Emory University, and Adjunct Professor of Ophthalmology, the Moran Eye Institute, Salt Lake City, UT.
Dr. Stulting has been performing refractive surgery for more than 20 years, participating in the physician-sponsored clinical investigation of LASIK before the first refractive laser was approved by the FDA in the United States. He has performed more than 3000 LASIK cases, published often-cited papers in the field, and is sought as a consultant for patients with questions about their refractive surgery outcomes.
Dr. Stulting graduated summa cum laude from Duke University in Durham, N.C, receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry. He received his MD degree and PhD in microbiology and immunology from Duke. He completed his internal medicine internship and residency at Washington University’s Barnes Hospital and his ophthalmology residency at the University of Miami, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute. Dr. Stulting completed a fellowship in cornea and external disease at Emory University, where he practiced, taught, and performed research from 1982 to 2010. In 2010, he left Emory University to found the Stulting Research Center at Woolfson Eye Institute, where he conducts a variety of clinical trials in cataract, refractive surgery, cornea, and external disease.